Preparing the Next Generation
of Global Leaders

For Employers

Why Work With Diversity Abroad for Talent Acquisition?

Unique talent solutions for organizations interested in connecting with diverse and globally minded young leaders


Whether national or international, to effectively take on the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities in the 21st century, organizations must employ individuals with a global perspective and who are comfortable and effective engaging with difference. While employers may not readily perceive global education as a valuable experience for future employees, the tangible and intangible skills derived from such experiences are undeniably valuable. These skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Leadership
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Empathy
  • Resilience
  • Adaptable & greater tolerance for difference
  • Understanding of diverse cultures
  • Proficiency in foreign language
  • Experience in working with foreign or multinational companies

Unfortunately, students of color, first-generation college students, and students with high financial needs are traditionally underrepresented in high impact activities such as global education. Ultimately, that puts these students at a disadvantage when applying for positions in industries or for admission to competitive graduate programs. Diversity Abroad’s work ensures that students from diverse backgrounds have equitable access to global educational opportunities. Additionally, we mentor students and help them leverage their global experience to be more effective leaders in the organizations they decide to join.

How We Partner with Employers

Through our network of over 300+ college & university, non-profit, and government agencies, Diversity Abroad’s connects and engages with thousands of education professionals and over a million students each year. We leverage our network and expertise to connect employer’s internships, jobs and organizational brand in front of our robust and growing community of students and new professionals through the following channels: - Post your internships and jobs on and get access to thousands of talented and diverse young people with global experiences that develop the skills to succeed in an increasingly interconnected world.

Global Student Leadership Summit - Engage and connect with our community at the Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS), the premier leadership conference for students from diverse backgrounds who have participated in study abroad or other international programs. Many GSLS attendees are nearing the end of their studies or newly graduated and eager to bring their global mindset, cross-cultural communication and problem solving skills to the workforce.

Diversity Abroad Membership - Join the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations who share Diversity Abroad’s vision that the next generation of young people from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds are equipped with the skills, knowledge and global acumen to thrive in the 21st century interconnected world and global workforce.

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